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Maldonado Wine tasting & winery tours

Our most recommended Maldonado Wine tasting & winery tours

Carmelo Food & Wine Experience!

1. Carmelo Food & Wine Experience!

Explore a small winery, away from the typical tourist traps in a new wine region called Carmelo. Taste the complexity and depth of new and interesting wines of the region, while trying out Uruguay's famous grass-fed beef. Perfect for food and wine lovers. Be surprised by the big flavours of this small country. Discover a small winery in Carmelo, a new wine region in Uruguay that is making a name for itself for its unique and delicious wines. Make the choice to have a traditional Uruguay Asado (BBQ) featuring mouth-watering, grass-fed beef or enjoy plates of cheeses and snacks to pair nicely with your tasting of red and white wines. Try out several wines from the area, including the country's flagship and highly recommended grape, Tannat. People are always blown away by such a small country producing such high-quality wines. Enjoy a fun day out, perfect for foodies and wine lovers alike.

The Punta Wine Experience

2. The Punta Wine Experience

This is the most popular tour in Punta del Este and was designed specifically for Wine Lovers, who like to visit wineries off the beaten track. Taste a variety of wines and get introduced to Uruguay's flagship grape, Tannat, which is now known as the healthiest wine in the world. This will be a great introduction to Uruguayan wines with a local wine expert, who will guide you through the wines with plates of artisanal cheeses. Besides tasty wines, see the best parts of Punta del Este on route to the winery located in the countryside, for a wine-tasting and sightseeing tour all in one. Upon arrival, enjoy a glass of wine followed by a visit to the property, cellar, and vineyards. Taste more wines including Tannat.

Gourmet Food & Wine Experience from Punta del Este

3. Gourmet Food & Wine Experience from Punta del Este

Enjoy the Wine Experience and visit small boutique wineries off the beaten track for more of a personal, intimate and educational experience. Think of it as more of an Adventure visiting a winery that is not normally that accessible. Explore completely unique wineries that offer something special, lending to its name, surprise winery. Besides delicious food and tasty wines you will get to see lots of beautiful scenery, so this is very much like a sightseeing tour, where you will see the best of Punta del Este and its surroundings in one day. Taste new and interesting wines including Tannat, which is Uruguay's flagship grape and now known as the healthiest grape in the world. You will be guided and hosted by wine expert, Ryan, who has worked in Scotland, London, South Africa and on cruise ships as a sommelier, so you will be in safe hands. Start your vacation with a bang!

Colonia Wine Experience for Food & Wine Lovers

4. Colonia Wine Experience for Food & Wine Lovers

Experience wine on a perfect tour for olive, food and wine lovers staying in Colonia del Sacramento. Discover a winery off the beaten path in the heart of cow country. Explore the olive groves, vineyards, cellar and winery, then head to the tasting room followed by a Traditional Uruguayan Asado (BBQ) with more wine. Get to experience the history and culture of Colonia del Sacramento by seeing lots of countryside, tasting wine and eating traditional Uruguay meats perfectly with the vineyard's wines. Eat and drink the flavours of Colonia del Sacramento and start the weekend with a bang.

Surprise Vineyard for lunch off the beaten track!

5. Surprise Vineyard for lunch off the beaten track!

Explore Uruguay's hottest property, just an hour from Punta del Este. Take in beautiful scenes, taste delicious food and wines, and get off the beaten track in a secluded and peaceful location in the countryside. During the week from Monday to Friday there will be 3 courses paired with 3 wines including a welcome glass of rose. If you book on a Saturday or Sunday you will experience a Traditional Uruguayan Asado with terroir-driven wines. Visit the vineyards with an electric golf cart and visit the chapel. The highlight will be lunch at the top of the hill with epic views and delicious foods. As part of the World's Best Secret Hotels and being on the cover of Time magazine, this place makes fruit-forward wines that really express their terroir, which is a combination of soil, topography, and climate.

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